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Unitrends Included in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances
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Data protection and disaster recovery company Unitrends announced it was recognized in Gartner, Inc.’s “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances.” Gartner, a leading IT research and analysis firm, evaluated providers based on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision.
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Xerox Names New Chief Marketing Officer
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Xerox announced John Kennedy will join the corporation as chief marketing officer and a vice president. Kennedy comes to Xerox after 18 years with IBM in a number of senior marketing, sales, and strategy roles. Kennedy’s most recent role at IBM was as the vice president, global business services; in this role, he was responsible for marketing and generation of demand for their global business services.
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The week that was – July 21st, 2014 – The WPC Edition
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Cisco, Microsoft announce data center initiative Cisco and Microsoft announced a three year partnership to improve integration across their cloud and data center offerings. Under the agreement the tech giants will enhance the integration between their portfolios and streamline incentives for their mutual channel partners to go to market with joint Cisco and Microsoft technologies such as Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco's Nexus switching line and Microsoft Cloud OS solutions including Windows Server, System Center, SQL Server and Microsoft Azure. The deal builds on a 10-month ...
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The week that was – July 21st, 2014
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Last week’s major event was the Microsoft Wordwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C. As you would expect, the entire week’s news cycle was dominated by Microsoft-related news, however a few other developments squeaked out so we’re running two Week That Was entries this week – the normal one and a special WPC Edition. Verizon continues to revamp partner program, opening up enterprise accounts to the channel Verizon Enterprise Solutions – the enterprise-oriented business arm of the New York telecom giant – is continuing to revamp its U.S. partner program by opening up about 1,700 of its b...
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Cbeyond 2.0 sees Beyond Traditional Partner Boundaries
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I have to give credit to Cbeyond. It plays to win (versus being conservative and playing “not to lose”). I’ve tracked this company for many years and Cbeyond is always innovating and taking an aggressive posture in the SMB community. The “new” Cbeyond 2.0 is no different. The “old” Cbeyond was primarily focused on delivering high-quality telecom solutions to the SMB market via an aggressive direct sales model and a channel partner program. But times have changed and Cbeyond has reinvented itself to be a total solutions company with both voice and data packages. I wouldn’t say Cbeyond was or is...
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Sabre Corporation to Host Hackathon
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Sabre Corporation is hosting a hackathon to challenge developers to create revolutionary apps for the travel industry. The 24-hour hackathon, held on Aug. 1-2, is a non-stop event that allows developers to use Sabre’s APIs and other open technology providers to create a working travel application prototype.
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Velocify Selected as one of Global 250 Companies to Watch by AlwaysOn
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Cloud-based intelligent sales automation software market leader Velocify announced it was chosen as one of AlwaysOn’s Global 250 Companies to Watch.
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Small Businesses Move Fast–Don’t Get Left Behind
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As recently as five years ago, small businesses of all shapes and sizes did the bulk of their digital work in front of a stationary, traditional PC. Unable to move around, entrepreneurs would boot their machines, wait for them to load, sign-in, and use a mouse and keyboard to find, edit, and create documents, presentations, and other necessary assets for their business. These steps were common and not considered terribly burdensome at the time. Today, however, technology has advanced and business is moving faster than ever.
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